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Christophe Arleston in March 2010
14 August 1964
|Pen name||Christophe Pelinq
In his early childhood, Christophe Arleston lived in Madagascar, Macon and Paris before returning to Aix-en-Provence. He studied journalism at Marseille. He started his career by working as a journalist and later in communications. He started writing radio drama for France Inter.
In 2010, he was the bestselling comics author in France, with 1.5 million albums sold that year. Between 1980 and 2010, he was estimated to have sold 12 million albums.
Comics work includes:
- Lanfeust of Troy (with Didier Tarquin, Soleil Productions, 1994)
- Trolls of Troy (with Didier Tarquin, Soleil Productions, 1997–)
- Ythaq (Soleil Productions):
- The Forsaken World
- No Escape
- Le chant d'Excalibur (with Eric Hübsch)
- 2002: won Angoulême International Comics Festival Award for Best Comic for 9–12 Years Old, for Trolls of Troy
- 2003: nominated for the Angoulême International Comics Festival Audience Award, for Trolls of Troy
- Interview Scotch Arleston, BD Sélection, 5 January 2005 (French)
- "Arleston, Van Hamme et Uderzo, les "millionnaires" de la BD". TF1. 28 January 2011. Retrieved 31 January 2011.
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- Lanfeust.com, official site for the Lnanfeust series
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- Interview Croisee de Christophe Arleston et DIidier Tarquin, Evene.fr, December 2006 (French)
- Interview de Christophe Arleston, ActuSF (French)